DataSurfer Suite is a business
intelligence tool intended for small and medium-sized companies. In both cases
of on-the-fly queries and periodical statistics, DataSurfer Suite
can give meaning to your data and produce relevant responses with
renderings fit for each situation.
A comprehensive tool
DataSurfer Suite implements
in a single tool all the business intelligence
functions, from data extraction to transformation,
display, file ouput, and circulation of the response via
e-mail or Internet.
can also feed and manage a data warehouse using
automation jobs, thus allowing the user to build
up a sustainable information capital.
DataSurfer Suite offers a
double architecture: client-server on Windows
platforms and Web/Intranet. This way, it suits
all operating situations.
functions can define user profiles and give
access rights to features, data and other
Easy to use
DataSurfer Suite gives priority to
users' freedom and self-sufficency. Its user interface was designed to grant
operating productivity and speed up training.
The design wizard can generate a report
within a few clicks, giving responses to the most
complex questions. Subsequently, the retouching tool
allows the user to customize data rendering, just by
clicking on the document displayed on the screen.
|The report viewer can display paper-like
documents as well as data grids or multi-dimensional
analyses ("hypercubes"). It also allows the user to
navigate through data just by clicking on hyperlinks
DataSurfer Suite offers a pragmatic
approach to business intelligence. It's a flexible tool, with light
administration constraints. It can produce reports with data extracted from the
data warehouse as well as from the operating databases.
End users are never faced with any
abstruse concept! Each user has his own workspace,
customized according to his profile, showing intuitive
Using DataSurfer Suite,
information is available at any time, without calling
any computer specialist. This allows managers to fully
control the decision process with the needed reactivity.
Thanks to automation jobs, repeatable
tasks can be automated, thus reducing risks of errors.
is a generic tool, adaptable
to each data model. The data dictionary simplifies the data model and
makes it readable by end users by introducing the technical terms of
their profession. It is multilingual. It supports inheritance and can be
freely enhanced by end users.
Other tools and concepts (models,
templates, style sheets, etc)
are used to define layout and rendering standards
customized for each user.
Intended to be embedded in application software
From the start, DataSurfer Suite
was designed to be distributed through application software publishers.
Its programming interface allows developers to integrate business
intelligence features inside their applications.
also contains specific features enabling its deployment
integrated to the application software installer.
As part of an OEM contract, DataSurfer Suite
can be supplied as a white label product. A personality
editor allows software publishers to customize its
appearance to their own visual identity standards.
Integrating the DataSurfer Suite
technology into application software gives publishers
both an increase of sales and a competitive advantage.